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MBA Secretary Martha Rush O’Mara is joined by Joshua Dohan, director of the Youth Advocacy Division at CPCS, to testify in favor of House Bill 1432, which would raise the age of criminal responsibility in Massachusetts from 17 to 18.
Last week, the Legislature's Joint Committee on the Judiciary
kicked off hearings in the new legislative session by hearing
testimony on a bill that would raise the age of juvenile
jurisdiction from 17 to 18.
Massachusetts Bar Association Secretary Martha Rush O'Mara
testified in support of the bill on behalf of the association and
was joined by Joshua Dohan, director of the Youth Advocacy Division
at Committee for Public Counsel Services.
To read House Bill 1432, click here.